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Terrace Steps and Urns to South and West of Brodsworth Hall, Brodsworth

Description: Terrace Steps and Urns to South and West of Brodsworth Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334453

OS Grid Reference: SE5057207024
OS Grid Coordinates: 450572, 407024
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5574, -1.2380

Location: Brodsworth, Doncaster DN5 7XJ

Locality: Brodsworth
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN5 7XJ

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Listing Text


5/32 Terrace steps and
urns to south and
west of Brodsworth


Steps and urns. 1866-1867 for Charles Thellusson. Marble. 4 sets of steps:
3 sets along south garden front, the 4th set opposite west front. Each has
well-carved greyhounds (couchant and facing inwards) flanking a 7-rise flight
with ashlar-coped side walls ramping up to broad-rimmed urns on square bases.
Matching urns stand separately at each end of the south and west terrace.
Commissioned in Italy by Chevalier Casentini who provided many marble sculptures
for the interior of Brodsworth Hall (q.v.). Account books cited by Girouard (p.876)
note a consignment in 1867 of "..marble steps and figures and Fountain vase in
Pleasure grounds".

Mark Girouard, "Brodsworth Hall, Yorkshire", Country Life, Oct 10, 1963.

Listing NGR: SE5057207024

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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